evacuation report information
for ARRS

For date 670611


ARRS was a US Air Force unit
Primary service involved, US Air Force
North Vietnam
Description: CPT John A. Firse and his H-3 aircrew from the ARRS detachment at Udorn, rescued two downed A-1E pilots in North Vietnam. The first pilot was rescued without difficulty, but enemy fire was encountered during the second attempt. The second survivor was pulled into the H-3, but the pararescueman was wounded and the helicopter was heavily damaged before departure.
Comments: CPT Firse, John A.; aircraft commander; ;

The source for this information was ARRS History


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